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Chatham Community Church

Associate Pastor of Teaching and Adult Discipleship

Chatham Community Church
Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/16/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Pastor of Teaching and Adult Discipleship


Chatham Community Church is seeking a full-time Pastor of Teaching and Adult Discipleship. The responsibilities of this position include weekly teaching at one the church’s campuses as well as facilitating adult discipleship programs primarily through the adult small group ministry.


About the Church


Chatham Community Church is a thriving, mid-sized, multi-campus, non-denominational church located in Chatham County with campuses located in Chapel Hill, NC and in Pittsboro, NC.  Learn more about Chatham Church at


Position Vision & Summary


Our vision at Chatham Community Church is connecting people to God and to each other.


In this position, you will be a part of the executive staff as well as serving on the elder team to make strategic and tactical decisions in cooperative partnership with the elders, leadership team, and broader ministry leadership. 


You will teach weekly in partnership with the Lead Pastor at one of two existing campuses.  You would also be expected to function in typical pastoral counseling roles and to be involved in mentoring and development of others. 


You will also be responsible for working with the staff team as well as volunteers to augment and to support CCC’s discipleship programs.  The focus will be on our ongoing small group ministry (particularly cultivating, caring for, and developing small group leaders) as well as helping to coordinate and to develop our slate of occasional educational, leadership development, and spiritual formational offerings.  Our current small group structure consists of over 20 small groups meeting each week throughout the area led by volunteer leaders. 


Position Requirements and Responsibilities


Key Requirements

  • Teach in a way that connects with a wide range of people (age, gender, ethnicity)
  • Lead a growing and vibrant small group ministry
  • In collaboration with the lead team, strategize and execute initiatives
  • In concert with other ministry leaders, coordinate and develop ministry volunteers
  • Organize and conduct development and training programs for small group leaders that regularly produce new leaders
  • Develop and implement a targeted slate of discipleship opportunities that will develop congregants into fully devoted Christ followers



Requirements & Qualifications

  • A teaching style which connects with a range of people (Christians, non-believers, a wide age range, and diverse ethnicities and backgrounds)
  • Fluency in a wide variety of biblical spiritual formation approaches, techniques, and practices
  • Relational integrity and cooperative partnerships with fellow staff, the lead team, and volunteers; including an ability to resolve conflict effectively and successfully as needed
  • Flexibility as the church pursues an outreach oriented multi-site strategy.  Inherent in such a growth oriented strategy are uncertainties which will require flexibility and adaptability in order to overcome obstacles for successful outcomes
  • Aptitude for pastoral care
  • A growing commitment to Christ including a strong biblical foundation
  • Commitment to healthy personal spiritual development that overflows into helping others grow spiritually
  • Demonstrates leadership and organizational skills
  • An outreach oriented, relational, and team-focused ministry style
  • Compatibility with Chatham Community Church beliefs, mission, and vision
  • A servant leader posture
  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


This is a full time (40-hour/week) position eligible for all employee benefits including insurance and retirement plans. The salary range for this position will be between $55,000-$65,000/year.  


Reporting Structure  


This position reports to the Lead Pastor of Chatham Community Church.


Candidate Questions


  • Tell your story showing several positive and negative change agents in your life and ministry
  • Please describe your teaching style, recurring themes, and how you have led the body through your teaching.  Please provide a web link or audio file of a recent sermon or teaching session (note: a link is preferred).
  • We desire to experience relational community in every aspect of life as we serve God through small groups and worship.  How have you led others and dealt with specific difficulties within a relational community?


Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, candidate questions, and sermon link to